Introduction to Neuroscience in Early Years Level 2

/his qualification’s aim is to provide an introduction to the early development of the brain in babies and young children from birth to 7 years of age. It looks at how the social brain develops, the limbic system and self-regulation.

New Course available to North Yorkshire, East Yorkshire and Lancashire only.

Course Fees

Free

Course Delivery

Digital or Paper-based

Course Duration

6 to 12 Weeks

Awarding Body

NCFE / CACHE / TQUK

Course Content

Unit 01 – Understanding neuroscience in early years

Unit summary

In this unit, learners will understand neuroscience and the early development of the brain. They will understand neurons, synaptogenesis and how the social brain develops.

 

Unit 02 – Understanding self-regulation and how to nurture this in children from birth to seven years

Unit summary

In this unit, the learner will understand the limbic system and self-regulation. They will understand self-regulation and the factors that can affect its development. They will also learn about the three types of stress and about adverse childhood experiences. The learner will also learn to distinguish between behaviourist and relational approaches to behaviour management.